Dawn stretches, yawns, breathes deeply.
Companionably alone I
soak in the sights and sounds of the
seascape surrounding me.
Light illuminates clouds
etches trees and rocks in stark relief.
Thoughts of yesterday, before, and then, are gone,
yielding to the yearning of oceans echo.
There floats a fish,
there sails a ship,
now washes a wave against my mind.
Such a place needs no together.
Meanderingly I arise and alight,
facing the full of day,
companionably alone, content.
I am not sure exactly what made me wax pathetically poetic today. Perhaps just that overblown sense of appropriate behavior when faced with the magnificence that is such a flagrant vacation destination. Man, did I ever need this place. And I needed it even more once I realized that the internet works great from this beach...